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I Am Plus Size and Beautiful

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    I think I'm quite pretty,

    but I sometimes feel like my weight takes away from my overall beauty...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 25, 2015

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    hello everyone! I'm new to this,

    and I came looking for some other beautiful plus sized women to become friends with, that understands what it's really like to be a plus sized woman in today's world! I look forward to meeting yall!
    BuggsMom BuggsMom 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I'm a size 12/ 14 which is considered "big" by

    society. There have been days that I wish I was petite and dainty. I felt like no man would want me. In the past, guys always made negatives about both my height and body build. Today, I'm happy to be my size and height! I have a lot going for me in the looks and intelligence...
    SeanaO SeanaO 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 10, 2015

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    My friend mark said the 2 twits are

    accessible *****..they are good for one thing....haaaaahaaaa....if that one hates banging for 10 years now right? Haaaaaahaaa
    happinessisthway23 happinessisthway23 51-55, F Oct 22, 2014

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    It's hard with society saying you need to be a

    size 8 to be pretty. I'm a size 22 and learning to love myself, curves and all. Real men like curves. Dogs like bones ;) Self-love and confidence are sexy attributes! When life throws you curves embrace them! ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Mar 14, 2015

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    There's No Denying It

    They're living proof that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2009

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    Any ladies looking for male friends

    who like bigger women inbox me trying to hookup a friend.
    nana2085 nana2085 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I weigh 160 pounds and in five foot four I have

    curves and a booty a slim stomach and I have hips and cute little pair of breasts. being curvy is hard for me at times cause other chics wear their size 6 and I have to wear my size 11
    hunni19 hunni19 22-25, F 10 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    Fat Or Big

    I have always been the FAT girl. It wasn't until I met my husband that I realized that it was ok to be BIG. It's not easy when your dad and sibling are health nuts, and you hear your whole life that you will never meet someone who will love you just because you are FAT. I spend...
    udidwhatwhere udidwhatwhere 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    I've definitely struggled with body issues most

    of my life. I'm 4'11" which makes being on the chubby side very awkward. But as I get older, I've started to appreciate my body type more and more. I don't ever want to be skinny or lose my curves.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 16, 2015

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    Look At Me

    When you are a Plus Size Woman, people like to tell you that you are pretty in the face...not a pretty person.  They tend to act like being full figured, voluptuous, fluffy, heavy set, curvy, thick, or a little chunky is a disgrace and that we should all resemble that of a...
    ChaoticReason ChaoticReason 36-40, F Nov 19, 2013

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    Rambly First Post. Hello Lovelies. :)

    I found it a bit disheartening that there were only two stories posted on here. So.... Like most of us curvier gals, I didn't always like or accept the way I look. Growing up and especially highschool was fad-diet after fad-diet. All with limited success, as one would expect...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30 15 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    Dangerous Curves!

    As a young teenager I was very thin. I was fit and muscular because I was a ballerina. At age 18 I quit dancing because I got my first job. I was too busy for exercise and dating was number one on my list. Now, 21 years later, I am plus size. After having a baby....I got boobs...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 16 Responses Feb 11, 2008

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    I know I'm amazing and beautiful!

    I don't care what the rest of the world thinks!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 24, 2015

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    Yup,I sure am,You don't have to be skinny to be

    beautiful:)ppl have asked me how much iweigh ,160lbs,don't care who knows,i,am who i'am
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 39 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    Am A Heavier-Set Woman

    I am not FAT, but I am not SKINNY and CURVY. I have an hourglass figure, but with extra minutes :)
    fatherlessdaughter1995 fatherlessdaughter1995 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    Self Realization

    I am a 43 year old woman who worked in the motion picture industry for almost 20 years, where everything is about glamour.  Recently, I stopped working because of illness.  In less than a year, becaue of my medications and inactivity, I gained 80 pounds, taking me...
    bargainsdirectly bargainsdirectly 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2010

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    Girls, have u heard about new iOS plus-size

    dating app, WooPlus? Some girls can get over 6 matches in a 8-card round play. I know for many of u, it may not be a big deal. But for some who has been treated unfairly in online dating world, this may be a good sign to start a nice romance trip. Thus, if you want to find a...
    hongdi hongdi 26-30, F Oct 29, 2015

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    Supporting Plus Size

    I think size is a very big deal in this world. I for one, don't get what the big deal is. People need to look around and realize that in this life, just as you can become whoever you want, you can be whatever size you want. I'm a designer. Only just starting out this year. I am...
    TFJM TFJM 26-30 1 Response May 26, 2013

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    recently ive run into a whole bunch of these

    fat shaming videos and comments because of a new show tlc is making called my fat fabulous life and so many people saidnso many ignorant things like being fat is a choice and its goodnthat they will die fast and rid the eaath of theor disgusting bodies and ive never laughed so...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Im a plus size girl and enjoy myself I know im

    beautiful both on the inside and the outside. I am very sexual and just because I am plus size doesnt mean i cant keep up
    Sweetmepea Sweetmepea 31-35, F 21 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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    Being plus sized is a challenge.

    You have a constant voice in your head telling you to lose weight and be a "normal" size. But then you also have a voice that tells you that you are beautiful and to be confident in who you are. But you can't forget the voices outside your mind, nagging, yelling and telling...
    tomaddyandbeyond tomaddyandbeyond 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    Once Upon A Time....

    ...I was a size 4. I was "gorgeous" .. But I was unhappy.. at 122 lbs, and 5'9, I was uncomfortable in my skin.. I knew I was thin but I couldn't see it. I couldn't FEEL it. I didn't feel pretty, and I worried constantly about my weight.. I got sick when I was 17... I was in an...
    simplencountry simplencountry 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    Hey there! I hope everyone is doing awesome.

    We are a team of 3 women based in San Francisco. We developed a product called BetterBack that allows you to effortlessly sit in perfect posture, easing back pain. We launched it on Kickstarter in April and it was a big success. We've just delivered our first batch of...
    rikkav rikkav 26-30, F Nov 30, 2015

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    Loving yourself is the most beautiful quality

    anyone could have. No matter your size, gender, sexuality, or race.
    maygababe maygababe 22-25, F Feb 7, 2015

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    People always say "u dress nice

    for a big girl", no I just dress nice period. People love me for my humorous and classy attitude but u always got that one hater that always got something to say about about ur size. Keep ur constructive criticism to urself *******.
    someoneunimportant03 someoneunimportant03 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2015

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    Did Not Always Believe It

    I have been a size 18/20 from around the age of 15. Puberty hit me early (age 9). Even when I was still incredibly thin (and I was for quite a while), I always felt I had to lose 50 pounds. I never did anything to cause me to lose that weight, but I kept thinking...
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 14 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    I was built the way I am

    and nothing you can tell me can change the fact that I can walk out of my house and feel like I am beautiful. And if I see anyone messing with some one because they are tall, short, fat, skinny, black, white, or any other physical trait they seem to not like, you can best...
    RandomStumble RandomStumble 18-21, F May 18, 2014

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    Hey there. For the longest time,

    I believed that I wasn't as pretty as guys were telling me and the cause was because I am a bigger girl. I felt that because I was a big girl that I surely wasn't pretty. But, I've come to terms with my body and in accepting myself, I'm also embracing myself. So here I am, a...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    Please read with care,

    and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you. I’m your stereotypical short and fat person. I’m 5’2”, currently a size 22, and currently weighing somewhere around the 17st mark. At my...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2015

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    Am I Really Beautiful?

    I'm 19. Growing up I was a pretty normal kid. A bit chubby but that was ok. Unlike most kids, I never got rid of my baby fat. I'm lazy, no big deal. I can't remember ever being teased about my weight. I've always been told (by family) that I'm beautiful, pretty, etc. but... One...
    amIbeautiful amIbeautiful 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    I Am Very Beautiful

    I am overweight, but I am very beautiful. I used to model plus size clothes in High School. I am always told how hot I am. I am extremely beautiful and I know it.
    bigbeautifulwoman82 bigbeautifulwoman82 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    It's taken years, but I have finally come to

    accept my appearance. I love the way I look. I love my curves and my squishy belly. My appearance is truly unique and beautiful. I used to think my fat was disgusting and no one would love me because of my back rolls. That I would be hated by others for my jiggly arms and...
    Twon Twon 22-25 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    Resistance!

    Well I have been a big girl for many years. Even at my smallest I was a 14-16. Once I met my partner, my weight shot up and I weighed my heaviest on our wedding day. He loves me for who I am but for a long time I couldnt. Now, I still shudder sometimes at unflattering sights of...
    JellyBellyDarbs JellyBellyDarbs 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    I am tired of hating my body.

    Even when I lost weight I wasn't happy, and now I've decided that I am tired of hating my body and I am daring the world to love the looks of me as is!
    craftymom24 craftymom24 41-45, F Oct 16, 2014

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    Finally Feeling Comfortable

    I was five foot three in the fifth grade. I was probably sporting about a size 8 in juniors and I had been playing basketball for a few years now. Since I was a little kid, school-mates and family members (not my parents thankfully) tortured me about being bigger...
    Edesia Edesia 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    I like my eyes my skin

    and my piercing
    stunnahnunnah stunnahnunnah 18-21, F Oct 10, 2014

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    In today's society, the stands of beauty are

    defined by thinner women. Particularly celebrities and models alike. Yet, anyone deemed "too big" even if that means they don't have a thigh gap, they're ostracized by the media. There are men that like thin women and that's perfectly fine, but I don't think bigger girls should...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    Ha Ha

     ha ha ...the other day ..this girl makes a comment about my weight...and I just had to turn around and say ..yeah and I am 215 pounds of hotter then you =) ..and some guy goes damn right ....made me happy. 
    novaj novaj 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    What sort of bothers me is

    when I see a girl who's smaller than me, call themselves fat. It makes me wonder if they consider themselves fat then when they look at me I must be HUGE and I am. I'm 311 lbs and 5'11 which makes me look a bit smaller but I am overweight. I feel the need to say that everyone is...
    MsKimberlyBones MsKimberlyBones 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2015

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